Rummage Sale – Invitation To Participate

The Greater Hansville Annual Rummage Sale 2018 needs volunteers in all aspects of making this important event actually happen.  Please look below to find ways that you can help. The annual sale at Buck Lake Park will be held on August 11, and August 12, 2018. Preparations and cleanup activities will span the dates from August 1 through August 15. Helpers, new and experienced, are invited to help make the Rummage Sale successful. Opportunity for each day is listed below. Contact us and or just show up!

The following is a detailed list of activities by date, with starred (*) items having County involvement or scheduling:

Wednesday Aug 1

Move handicap parking signs

Main hall setup tables, store piano TV and hangers

Sweep annex, add skirting around tables

Remove setup items from annex overhead

Thursday Aug 2

Move dumpsters * (County handles this task)

Use leaf blower to clean dumpster area

Bring tents to Community Center

Start tent setup involving north half of parking lot

Friday Aug 3

Set up outside tables and peg board

Continue tent setup

Saturday Aug 4

Put up plastic fencing

Bring up bins and items from boathouse

Continue department setup ( Approx. 30 helpers each day through Aug 11)

Begin locking park gates during hours of darkness*

(2 people stay on site until dusk when lockup occurs)


Friday Aug 10

Reserve picnic shelter for lunch* (County notified)

Removal of bollard and unlock gate from parking lot to ball field* (County activity)

Saturday Aug 11

Reserve picnic shelter and ball field* (Parking Crew # )

Volunteers are needed (in shifts) between 7 am and 4 pm (need 35 – 40 helpers)

Sunday Aug 12

Reserve picnic shelter and ball field* (Parking Crew # )

Sale activities are from 9 am until 1 pm.

Volunteers are needed (in shifts) between 8 am and 1 pm (need 35 – 40 helpers)

Monday Aug 13

Begin tent take down, depending on weather conditions (need 20 – 25 helpers))

Last night of locking gates*

Tuesday Aug 14 Continue clean up (Approx. 30 helpers)

Wed Aug 15 Relocate dumpsters* (County handles this activity)

Please contact Connie Gordon at 360-271-6166 with any questions or concerns.